In Nainital district there are loads 'n' loads of adventure activities
like Camping, Paragliding - Parasailing, Fun Time Jeep Tours, Adventure,
Birding - Bird Watching, Jungle Tours, Canyoning, Caving, Kayaking, River
Rafting, Hill Climbing, Horseback Riding, Trekking, Sunset Hikes, Yatching,
Mountain, Biking and Rock Climbing.
River Rafting in Uttarakhand
IN THE RAFTING
A total of 13 exciting river rapids like -
Sweet Sixteen (Grade-1)
Hilton and Terminator (Grade-2)
Three Blind Mice (Grade-3)
Cross Fire (Grade-3)
Roller Coaster (Grade-4)
Golf Course (Grade-4)
Black Money along the Ganges await you to take you
on some of the most wonderful rafting expeditions.
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Devi Jungle Camp
Camping in Nainital
IN THE CAMP
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Devi Jungle Camp
Camping in Mukteshwar
ACTIVITiES IN THE CAMP
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Day picnic or overnight camping
Sunrise & sunset point :
360 degree point :
Village walk :
Thakood Top trek
Kapileshwar Temple Trek (4000ft.)
dances & Music
is a recreational and competitive flying sport. A paraglider is a free-flying,
foot-launched aircraft. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a
fabric wing, whose shape is formed by its suspension lines and the pressure
of air entering vents in the front of the wing.
"It's always better to be on the ground and wishing you were flying in
the sky, than wishing for the ground when you are up there...the higher
we rise, the smaller we appear to those who have no idea about flying"
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Watching in Nainital
the 8650 species of birds in the world, India is home to as many
as 1200 (roughly 14%), out of which 141 are endemic to Nainital
Even more astonishing is the fact that out of the total 27 Orders
and 155 Families that bird life has been classified into, Out of
these, 77 are endangered species. The reason for this richness of
species is the region's highly varied climate, the associated diversity
From the heights of the highest Himalayas to the greatest mangrove
forest delta in the Corbett National Park, the land is unique, making
Nainital District a home for some of the most sought after wild
birds in the world.
Although all the national parks are the great spots for birding
tours, But on this page we have listed few of the birdwatching spots
that are celebrated for bird watching tours in India.
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Corvus macrohynchoes (Jungle crow)
Corvus splendens (house crow)
Parus monticolus (green backed tit)
Trochalopteron lineatrum (Streaked laughing Thrush)
Turdus boulboul (Grey Winged Black Bird)
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow)
Certhia himaayana (The Himalayan Tree Creeper)
Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna)
Pericrocotus brevirostris (short billed minivet)
Kumaon Himalayas Mountain Biking Tours
The gentle Himalayas of the Kumaon region must be one of the most picturesque
in the country, with giant terrace fields straddling the green mountains.
The bicycling track is through flat valleys in the Almora district of
the Kumaon Himalayas. The open valleys are scattered with little rivers,
villages and small town. The Journey begins at Bageshwar an important
religious centre famous for the temple of Lord Baijnath; this is a part
of Binsar wild life sanctuary. A dense cover of Oak forests, which abounds
in wild life, commonly seen is leopards, barking deer and wild boar. Breathtaking
views of snow covered peaks dominate the far horizon. Read
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Rock Climbing in Nainital at Bara Pathar
Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding sport, one that often
tests a climber's strength, endurance, agility, and balance along with
his or her mental control. It can be a dangerous sport and knowledge of
proper climbing techniques and usage of specialized climbing equipment
is crucial for the safe completion of routes.
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Trekking Options in and around Nainital
*If you have ever wanted to experience the stunning lush green valley
or panorama of the Himalayas first hand, with expert local knowledge,
but on a realistic budget - look no further.
*China Peak/Cheena Peak (now Naina Peak) Trek
At a height of 2611 mts, Naina Peak is the highest peak in the area, 6
kilometers from the town.
It gives a breathtaking view of the snow-capped Himalayan ranges including
Nanda Devi (7,816m), mountains on the Tibetan border and a bird’s eye
view of the entire Nainital. A very good trekking spot. A walk to the
peak might be tiring, Otherwise if you are an avid trekker then this trek
is your challenge. Once at the peak, a different world will welcome you
here. A bird's eye view of the town below, the lake, the hills surrounding
it, all looks like one big picture to your eyes. Now the other view, from
here you see the snow laden peaks of Banderpunch to the entire range till
Api and Nari peaks in Nepal. Its a panoramic view, the feeling is that
of capturing the sight in your eyes forever. In a clear day, a wide range
of the snow-clad Himalaya is visible and one can have a bird's-eye view
Eagles Eye View of Nainital Lake and Naina Peak
With a major chunk of area under forest cover and comprising mainly of
hilly terrain, all the three Himalayan ranges, the greater, middle and
lesser. Even after much of development, there are acres and acres of hilly
terrains that are untouched and far away from the daily hustle bustle
of crowds. That's where the trekkers step in. With so much of raw, natural
wilderness, Uttaranchal is a trekker's paradise. There are places which
are in their most primitive forms, in state of pure wilderness.
Eagles Eye View of Green City " Nainital " from Naina Peak
Nainital expresses herself in full magnificence from this peak.
The duration of the trek is 6-7 hours and is moderate in nature. One goes
through Himalayan temperate forest to the grasslands. The trail is full
of woodpeckers, pheasants, thrushes, warblers etc. You can also look for
the hill barbet, the slaty-grey woodpecker, the black-chinned babbler
and the black-headed and maroon orioles. The population in the nearby
mountains includes Himalayan griffon vultures, lammergeyers and chakor,
khalij pheasants, crimson sunbirds and the fire-capped tit. One can often
spy wildlife around the streams. A host of bird life inhabits this world
- an absolute dream for the birdwatcher. The area has some remarkable
foot trails through thick conifers, making the walks delightfully refreshing.
Bell View from Naina Peak
Nainital expresses herself in full magnificence from this peak.
Tips for trekkers are to wear well fitted comfortable shoes, know some
basic first aid, carry energy boosters like chocolates, candies, dry fruits,
glucose etc. One should not walk too fast, or exhaust himself unnecessarily
as this will not let you enjoy the trek. Carry a camera and pair of binoculars
or you will regret later.
* Snow View Trek
SNOW VIEW :- (2270 MT) About 3 kms from the town. Snow view is one of
the most visited tourist spots of the town. It provides enchanting view
of the town and 350 km long range of the Himalayas.
* Tiffin Top Trek
TIFFIN TOP :- (2290 mt) also known as Dorothy's seat -in memory of an
English lady Mrs. Kellet Dorothy, who was killed in an air crash Tiffin
top is a short trek of about 3 kms from Nainital and provides excellent
view of the Himalayas and the town.
Pindari Glaciers Trek : The Kumaon region in the State of Uttaranchal
has unimaginable natural beauty waiting to be discovered ! The Himalayan
ecology is well conserved here and offers a great retreat for all nature
lovers. The trek to the Pindari Glacier is amongst the most favourite
of treks in the Kumaon region of the Himalayas. The trail takes you through
some of the most spectacular landscape one can ever hope to see. The traditional,
remote villages make for a special attraction for any visitor. At the
final destination, the Pindari Glacier,one is rewarded with a view that
will remain etched in the mind for life ! Read
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* Nainital Betalghat Trek
* Nainital Pangot Trek
* Nainital Ratighaat Trek
* Nainital Binayak Trek
* Nainital Kainchi Trek
* Nainital Kilbury Trek
* Nainital Kunjkharak Trek
* Milam Glaciers Trek
All the Treks are based on ecologically sound principles, and with your
enjoyment and safety as its key concerns. We are able to provide you with
well trained guides who will ensure that any trek you undertake will be
an experience you will enjoy and remember forever. There are also many
other adventures to be had, so why not try rafting, a jungle trek, or
even a visit to Pindari Glacier while you are here!